Sarah Silverman, 44 – actress, writer, comedian, woman on the Internet – found herself under scrutiny from the Tweeting with Aggression and Testosterone crowd (or TWATs for short), after she tweeted a meme that outlined several "rape prevention tips."
James Franco tends to be a polarizing figure. Either you’re into his polymathic, actor/director/poet/writer/Ph.D. student/is-it-all-performance-art? thing, or you find it unbearably precious and frustrating. That’s enough of a challenge...Show More Summary
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The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here. In his Fashionable Gentleman’s Valentine Writer for 1828, British publisher Thomas Richardson gave readers text of sample valentines to use in conducting affairs of the heart. Show More Summary
This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate and share your graphic design inspiration, You can submit your imagesShow More Summary
By Guest Writer on March 26, 2015 - 6:20pm This excellent piece was written by Don Ralston, Center for Rural Affairs co-founder, in January 1974. It's a Throwback Thursday ( #tbt ) from the Center's archives. What value should be placed...Show More Summary
Daryl Gregory's novels inspire reflection and conversation, but above all else they are just different and so much fun. His new book, Harrison Squared is fresh and enjoyable, and proves that he's a writer to be reckoned with. Read more...
If you Google “startups” and virtually any city or nation in the world, you’ll inevitably find true believers insisting that such-and-such region is the new Silicon Valley. Some writers still even refer to their pet region as “Silicon ” — though thankfully this practice has fallen out of favor. Show More Summary
More than 150 writers and professors sent a letter to CBS criticizing 60 Minutes' Ebola coverage, which they described as a "frequent and recurring misrepresentation of the African continent." According to Politico, former New York Times foreign correspondent and associate professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Howard D. Show More Summary
by Anna Fitzpatrick I am completely charmed by Uncovered Classics, a project by writer and designer Amy Collier to celebrate 20th century novels by women. (The project was created in response to Modern Library's dude heavy list on the...Show More Summary
We have some very talented writers here at The Occult Section, but we’re looking to add a few more regular writers to our staff. We cover such topics as ghosts, paranormal investigations, UFOs, cryptozoology, myths & legends, and any other unexplained phenomena. We have a good sense of humor and are not afraid to be […]
The Alabama Crimson Tide have entered spring practices looking to continue their recent massive success and get back to the College Football Playoff. Bleacher Report's Adam Lefkoe was joined by B/R Alabama Lead Writer Marc Torrence to...Show More Summary
Jessica Biel is fully-clothed at the beach, Ben Stiller opens up about his past with Joan Rivers, Melissa Gorga writer to Teresa Giudice, and more celeb news.
At Charleston's PubSense conference for writers, attendees learn about the free SELF-e service from Library Journal. The program, free for authors, has begun curating independently published ebooks for harried librarians both at the state and national level.
The Red Buttons Show burned through writers like Neil Simon, Larry Gelbart and Mel Brooks in the early 1950s. Read about the torrential two and a half season ride here in my latest article at WFMU - The Acrimony of Hilarity by Kliph Nesteroff
Jennifer is a writer at another jennifer and the creator of simple giving lab. Her passions are writing, philanthropy, her awesome kids and bacon, though not necessarily in that order. Her upcoming book, Simple Giving, will be available on 10/27/15. The wind was whipping fiercely when I woke up on Sunday morning. I checked my weather app and the…
Most game recaps stick to a familiar formula. In the first couple of paragraphs, you’ll get the final score and a brief description of whatever turning point led to it. If a basketball player scored thirty points, and a writer notes that in the first sentence, then you expect to hear from that player a few paragraphs down. Show More Summary
(RNS) The only murky thing in “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” HBO’s scathing new documentary, is: What will happen to the church that sci-fi writer L. Ron Hubbard built more than 60 years ago after it airs? The two-hour...Show More Summary
Chicago Writers Conference is hosting a Bad Poetry Night fundraiser featuring the worst of the worst celebrity poems. [ more › ]
I am not a food writer. But the invitation to preview Knott's Berry Farm's Boysenberry Festival came in around lunchtime; and I was hungry, so I agreed. While the impulse to attend rooted in my stomach, actually writing about it demanded a more salient reason, a cerebral germ that would somehow develop something worth reading. Show More Summary